our stories

Lillian Mauldin

University of Texas at Austin Student Group
I have been involved with AIUSA for almost four years; during that time I served as the social media manager, vice president, and co-president for the University of Texas at Austin chapter of AIUSA. We held a benefit concert, raising over $1,000 for migrant mental health services, spread awareness about arbitrarily detained UT alumni Ola Al Qaradawi & Hosam Khalaf, and contributed to the global movement that…
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Greta Solsaa

Student Activist Coordinator (SAC)
I have been involved in Amnesty for five years; I started as a group member in Shorewood High School and eventually became the Washington State Student Activist Coordinator. As an immigrant, I wanted to be part of an organization that fought and defends human rights for all. Last year, I worked with the Alliance for Gun Responsibility in Washington to lobby state representatives to ban assault…
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Shaheera Abbasi

Social Media Manager (SMM)
My name is Shaheera Abbasi and I am an Indian-Muslim High School Senior in Los Angeles, California. My passion for advocacy was inspired by my oldest sister who was heavily involved in refugee rights & because I couldn’t do the same work she was doing in Refugee Camps, I spent one month of my sophomore year contacting what seemed like every refugee organization in California until I came across Amnesty…
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